Day 1

8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Registration & Welcome Coffee

Dione Schick

Asia Programme Director, Compliance & Financial Crime
International Compliance Association


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Upholding the Integrity of Asia’s Financial Services Market in the Age of Digital Globalisation

Chee Kin Lam, Managing Director & Head Group Legal, Compliance & Secretariat, DBS Bank
  • Re-assessing financial risks in the new digital global landscape: Where are the emerging areas of financial crime threats and non-compliance?
  • Building a resilient and agile organisation to mitigate regulatory and business risks
  • Benchmarking the effectiveness of your governance, risk and compliance (GRC) programme


Chee Kin Lam

Managing Director & Head Group Legal, Compliance & Secretariat
DBS Bank

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Leveraging Cognitive Technologies for Governance, Risk and Compliance

Christopher Marshall, Risk, Finance & Fintech Subject Matter Expert, IBM
  • How cognitive technologies is revolutionising financial services governance, risk and compliance
  • Augmenting human capabilities and scaling expertise and productivity with cognitive computing
  • The use of cognitive technologies to manage regulatory obligations, surveillance, AML and KYC

Christopher Marshall

Risk, Finance & Fintech Subject Matter Expert
  • Breaking down organisational silos for improved risk mitigation, financial compliance and crime prevention
  • Formulating strategies to drive inter-department collaboration
  • Utilising digital technology, analytics and central communication platforms for enhanced compliance and risk mitigation


Rod Francis

Managing Director, APAC Regional Head, Anti Money Laundering (AML)

Hema Latha Sinnakaundan

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Company Secretary
Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad

Simon Chung

Executive Director & Head, Financial Crime Compliance – Financial Markets
Standard Chartered Bank

Dione Schick

Asia Programme Director, Compliance & Financial Crime
International Compliance Association

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Morning Refreshments & Networking Break

Strategic Partnerships & Collaboration

  • Reviewing lessons learnt and pitfalls to avoid for public-private partnerships
  • Co-designing efficient and measurable objectives
  • Understanding the approach and workflow of different stakeholders to better plan and streamline incident response

Robert Poh

Director, Asia and Singapore Programme
Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center

David James

HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer
British High Commission, Singapore

Christopher Church

Mobile Forensic Specialist

Lawrence Wong

Chief Superintendent
Hong Kong Police

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Trade Intelligence: Combating Money Laundering and Fraud in Trade

David Popovich, Key Account Manager, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
  • Overview of industry challenges, regulatory landscape and current state of measures employed
  • Trade finance financial crime modus operandi – Understanding the motives, collusion risk and response to regulatory ‘red flags’
  • Adopting an intelligence-led approach to detect financial crime in trade

David Popovich

Key Account Manager
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Lunch

Financial Threat Detection & Surveillance

  • Discover how intelligence-grade technology is transforming KYC and helping banks in the fight against financial crime
  • Using automated, entity-centric and machine intelligent analytics to accumulate critical customer information
  • Cognitive analysis of rich entity data to eliminate KYC blind spots, reveal concealed insights and defend the integrity of banks

Gordon McKenzie

Vice President – EMEA & Asia Pacific
Digital Reasoning

Lina Shammas

Enterprise Sales Director
Digital Reasoning
  • Processes and controls in refining and optimising AML monitoring and surveillance systems
  • Analysing transaction patterns to uncover antibribery and corruption occurrences
  • Best practices for financial institutions with heightened AML obligations and risk penalties


Nitin Sood

‎Director and Head of Anti Money Laundering Transaction Monitoring Asia Pacific

Jawad Latif

Principal Auditor, Compliance & Anti Financial Crime
Deutsche Bank

Andrew Barker

Director, Asia Pacific Head of Global PEP Unit

Simon Chung

Executive Director & Head, Financial Crime Compliance – Financial Markets
Standard Chartered Bank

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Harnessing the Power of Big Data Analytics and Protecting Financial Institutions in the Cyber Age

Hagai Frankel, Director, Asia Pacific, ThetaRay
  • Introducing new thinking to detecting and mitigating operational risks in the financial sector
  • Refocusing on money laundering at an enterprise level amidst regulatory enforcement cases and unknown threats
  • How can big data anomaly detection successfully combat the rise of sophisticated money laundering schemes and fraud?

Hagai Frankel

Director, Asia Pacific

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break

Financial Crime Investigation and Asset Recovery

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Leveraging Intelligence Exchanges in the Fight Against Financial Crimes: The Hong Kong's Fraud and Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce (FMLIT)

Lawrence Wong, Chief Superintendent, Hong Kong Police
  • FMLIT: Why forming a shared intelligence network can strategically boost public and private sector’s resilience to economic crime
  • Enhancing collective fraud detection, anti-money laundering capabilities for increased prevention against illegal activities
  • Routes to empowering law enforcers, regulators and private sector stakeholders


Lawrence Wong

Chief Superintendent
Hong Kong Police

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Successfully Recovering Assets from Financial Crime Cases Involving Banks in Hong Kong & Thailand

Inger A. E. Coll, Expert Team Member, OECD International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation
  • Exploring different legal tools available for asset recovery and their effectiveness
  • Retrieving evidence of money flow involving Bangkok Bank, Thailand and Kasikorn Bank, Hong Kong
  • Suing professional enablers for damages and winning it


Inger A. E. Coll

Expert Team Member
OECD International Academy for Tax Crime Investigation

5:15 PM - 5:59 PM Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Conference Day One